Board President/Chief Executive Director

Lolita R. Gilmore, M.S., LCDC, Mental Health Adjunct Professor, B.S (Health Education) 

NOVA Certified Victim Advocate, Licensed Minister/Clinical Faith Based Counselor, Retired Army Veteran


Executive Officer/Veteran Services Plans Director

Charles Gilmore, Retired Army Veteran

National Certified EMT, Victim Assistant, Licensed Minister

201 Gracie CT, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Charles brings a wealth of knowledge, education, experience and expertise to service of “Healing Wounded Hearts and Creating Wounded Healers”.  He matriculated at Thomas Jefferson College, Philadelphia, PA. He serves as a National Certified Emergency Medical Technician. Charles served twenty years of active military service in a variety humanitarian throughout his military tenure. His military contributions and humanitarian services extend to various stateside locations, and the international community of three years in Germany and a yearlong tour in the republic of  Korea. Charles is a licensed minister under Apostle Nathaniel Holcomb and volunteers with the Refuge Corporation of Copperas Cove, Tx. As of July 2011, Charles graduated from Sonship School of the Firstborn, “an outreach ministry of the Cathedral of Central Texas, Christian House of Prayer Ministries, Inc.; it is a school in the church,” where he is also a member.  


Clinical Services Director 

Ernest Medina, MS, LPC,  

NOVA Certified Victim Advocate


Ernest Medina, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and native Texan. A graduate of Tarleton State University-Central Texas, Mr. Medina served ten years in the United States Army and is a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004.

Treating a wide range of needs, Mr. Medina specializes in working with adolescents, adults, substance use, behavior modification, mood and anxiety disorders. He is currently completing his PhD in Counseling Education and Supervision with a specialization in Crisis Management. 

“It is my goal that every person receives the best therapeutic care possible. I am committed to helping individuals regain a sense of control over aspects of their lives that have become problematic and utilize new found approaches in dealing with life’s challenges. I am particularly concerned with reintegration challenges faced by returning soldiers.”


Medical Advisor Director: 

Lela M. Coleman, RNP, PA-C, BS                        

College Nursing Professor, Victim Assistant, Licensed Minister

P. O Box 691364, Killeen, TX 76549

Lela has 45 years of nursing experience in a variety of roles and settings; As a Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant in community health clinics; Healthcare provider in a 65-bed in-house Mental Health Center, in Los Angeles, for 17 yrs. Currently, employed at a Texas Community College, as a Nursing Professor, teaching Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), the past 8 yrs.  Recently (Feb'14), received a Certificate of Completion from the Tex. Victim Assistance Training (TVAT); A major accomplishment of a personal overcomer of past domestic violence, with the help of God, and attendance in several 12-Step programs, starting in 1978. As of 2009, Lela is a graduate of Sonship School of the Firstborn, “an outreach ministry of the Cathedral of Central Texas, Christian House of Prayer Ministries, Inc.; it is a school in the church,” where she is also a member and a volunteer in various areas in the ministry. 


Contact Info

Office: 254+519-2222 
Cell: 254-247-9970 
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1519 Florence Road, STE 5, Killeen, Tx 76541

Business Hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wed: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thu: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sun: Closed